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Tribeca Film Festival Live

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New York, New York

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WNYC

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WNYC partners with the Tribeca Film Festival to bring you exclusive recordings of panels, discussions and interviews. Hear conversations about the festival's selected films, as well as the entertainment industry at large, with such luminary voices as Aaron Sorkin, Amy Schumer, and Christopher Nolan. Find the full selection of 2015 talks here, along with 2014's panels. WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics Radio and many others. Find these and more great shows at wnyc.org © WNYC

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English


Episodes

Janeane Garofalo, Brad Bird and Really Smart Cartoons

4/24/2015
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Brad Bird, director of The Incredibles and Ratatouille, first caught the attention of Disney after making his first animated film at age 14. Now one of the premier filmmakers in the Pixar camp, Bird is going live-action with the upcoming blockbuster Tomorrowland, based on the Disney park attraction. Bird talks about making smart, creative family films with the very funny Janeane Garofalo, who stars as the voice of Colette, the feminist chef, in Ratatouille.

Duration: 00:50:59


Christian Slater Leads an Underground Hacker Army in Mr. Robot

4/24/2015
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There's a powerful group of people out there that are secretly running the world. The guys no one knows about. The guys that are invisible. The guys that play god without permission. And in the new USA Network series Mr. Robot, Christian Slater plays the leader of a hacker army at war with those guys. Hear Slater, his co-star Rami Malek, and the show's creator Sam Esmail discuss the show after a screening of the series premier.

Duration: 00:40:12


The Psychological Depth of Good Will Hunting

4/23/2015
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There's a scene in the movie Good Will Hunting where the character played by Stellan Skarsgard implores anyone in his class to solve this insurmountably difficult math problem, and of course, the one who solves it is a townie janitor played by Matt Damon. It turns out -- at least according to this video by a Cambridge mathematician -- that the problem itself wasn't so difficult. But the point remains: there's real intellectual heft to the film. And after this special screening of the film...

Duration: 00:40:25


Creating the Sound of the Coen Brothers

4/22/2015
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Who could forget the psychedelic jams of The Big Lebowski; the old-timey ballads of the Soggy Bottom Boys in O Brother, Where Art Thou?; or the eerie silence, minus the sound of Javier Bardem's cattle prod, in No Country for Old Men? Composer Carter Burwell and sound mixer Skip Lievsay, who've worked on almost every Coen brothers movie, discuss the unique sound they create, and reveal further details on the upcoming Coen brothers movie Hail, Caesar!

Duration: 00:50:45


Outfitting The Great Gatsby

4/17/2015
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F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel doesn't lack for beauty, but costume and production designer Catherine Martin, who works regularly with director Baz Luhrmann (they're also married), is plenty responsible for makingThe Great Gatsby look so vibrant on the screen. Her work on other films, includingMoulin Rouge! and Romeo + Juliet, has redefined the cutting edge of maximalist glamour in modern film. Martin speaks here with Vogue editor-at-large and a man who happened to throw himself a...

Duration: 01:02:09


The Producers

4/16/2015
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Blue Valentine,the celebrated 2012 filmthat follows one couple's tumultuous marriage, has the intimate feel of a movie made simply. Except, it took 12 years, 66 drafts of the script, and endless headaches over budget shortfalls to get Blue Valentine made. And that isn't an anomaly. Independent producers are responsible for some of the greatest breakout hits in movie history. They fight passionately for their art, meeting every logistical and financial challenge along the way. And these...

Duration: 00:54:54


Iverson on 'Iverson'

4/28/2014
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The NBA legend rose from a childhood of crushing poverty to become an 11-time All-Star. Hear a conversation withAllen Iverson and Stephen A. Smith on the new documentary, Iverson.

Duration: 00:24:52


Compared to What: The Improbable Journey of Barney Frank

4/27/2014
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Duration: 00:49:02


Becoming a Mensch: The Astounding Life of Shep Gordon

4/27/2014
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The veteran music manager famously got punched in the face by Janis Joplin and smoked a lot of pot with Willie Nelson.

Duration: 00:40:12


Ron Howard: I Would Like to Return to Acting

4/26/2014
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The filmmaker whose career spans more than 50 years talks to Brian Williams about directing, acting and reinventing the movie business.

Duration: 00:53:15


The Growth of Short Content

4/26/2014
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Duration: 01:00:43


Shooting and Scoring

4/26/2014
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Duration: 00:59:33


David Simon Says 'The Wire' Would Never Survive Today

4/24/2014
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In the era of big data, it's not about quality, it's about pure numbers.

Duration: 01:00:58


All The News That’s Fit to Shoot, Print… or Tweet

4/23/2014
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Join the founders of Upworthy and Vice for a candid conversation about how the alleged demise of journalism is hokum.

Duration: 01:02:07


Your Brain On Story

4/22/2014
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Breaking Bad's Walter White on why the connection between horror and humor is an actor's goldmine.

Duration: 01:00:32


Aaron Sorkin Wants To Apologize For 'The Newsroom'

4/22/2014
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Duration: 00:54:42


Shooting the Film: An Exploration of Cinematography

4/21/2014
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Duration: 01:15:44


On Set With Mike Tyson and Evander Holyfield

4/19/2014
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Duration: 00:46:07


The Cutting Room: An Insight to the Edit Suite

4/19/2014
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Duration: 01:08:12


Dolby Institute: The Art of Sound Design and Music

4/18/2014
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Duration: 01:13:23